The Problem is not Abortion, it’s Unwanted Pregnancies

The pro-life movement is completely convinced by now that abortion is murder and must be eliminated, and then all will be well. Some pro-lifers even have the nerve to call themselves “new abolitionists” (though they fail to realize that it was Christians who supported segregation most adamantly).

Abortions are not inherently good things, but when a person has an unwanted pregnancy, an abortion is the necessary way to solve this problem. But the problem is unwanted pregnancies. The symptom is abortions. Through a few simple strategies, we can solve much of the cases of unwanted pregnancies without abortions.

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